Biblical Concept: Grace Abundance

 

 

(All Biblical citations are the New American Standard Bible. The underlines are mine.)

 

Vocabulary - Grace = ca,rij = a beneficial opportunity; cari,zomai = to gift, forgive; carito,w = freely give.

 

Luke 2:40 - And the Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.

Acts 4:33 - And with great power the apostles were giving witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all.

Acts 6:8 - And Stephen, full of grace and power, was performing great wonders and signs among the people.

Acts 14:3 - Therefore they spent a long time there speaking boldly with reliance upon the Lord, who was bearing witness to the word of His grace, granting that signs and

††††††††††††††††† wonders be done by their hands.

Acts 20:32 - And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

Romans 5:17 - For if by the transgression of the one, death reigned through the one, much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will ††

reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.

Romans 5:20 - And the Law came in that the transgression might increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,

Romans 5:21 - that, as sin reigned in death, even so grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 8:32 - He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?

1 Corinthians 15:10 - But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me did not prove vain; but I labored even more than all of them, yet not I, but the grace of †††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† God with me.

2 Corinthians 9:8 - And God is able to make all grace abound to you, that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed;

2 Corinthians 9:14 - while they also, by prayer on your behalf, yearn for you because of the surpassing grace of God in you.

2 Corinthians 12:9 - And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness." Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses,

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

Ephesians 1:6 - to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:7 - In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace,

Ephesians 2:7 - in order that in the ages to come He might show the surpassing riches of His grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:7 - of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of God's grace which was given to me according to the working of His power. Add Col 1:6

Colossians 2:13 - And when you were dead in your transgressions and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He made you alive together with Him, having forgiven us all our

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† transgressions,

1 Timothy 1:14 - and the grace of our Lord was more than abundant, with the faith and love which are found in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:1 - You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 4:16 - Let us therefore draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and may find grace to help in time of need.

Hebrews 10:29 - How much severer punishment do you think he will deserve who has trampled under foot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean the blood of the

covenant by which he was sanctified, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?

Hebrews 13:9 - Do not be carried away by varied and strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, through which those who were

†††††††††††††††††††††† thus occupied were not benefited.

James 4:6 - But He gives a greater grace. Therefore it says, "GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE."

1 Peter 1:2 - according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, that you may obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May

†††††††††††††††††† grace and peace be yours in fullest measure.

1 Peter 4:10 - As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

1 Peter 5:10 - And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and

††††††††††††††††††† establish you.

1 Peter 5:12 - Through Silvanus, our faithful brother (for so I regard him), I have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand firm in†††

†††††††††††††††† ††††it!

2 Peter 1:2 - Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord;

2 Peter 3:18 - but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

Jude 1:4 - For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into

††††††††††††††† licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

 

The underlines listed - abundant grace, full of grace and power, word of His grace, abundance of grace, grace abounded, grace might reign, freely give, all grace abound, surpassing grace, grace is sufficient, glory of His grace, freely bestowed, riches of His grace, surpassing riches of His grace, gift of God's grace, having forgiven, grace of our Lord was more than abundant, be strong in the grace, throne of grace, grace to help, insulted the spirit of grace, strengthened by grace, greater grace, gives grace to the humble, grace and peace be yours in fullest measure, manifold grace, all grace, true grace, grace and peace be multiplied, grow in the grace, turn the grace of our God into licentiousness.

 

Conclusions and applications - Godís grace is abundant to handle our problems and needs. Godís Christian way of life grace supports and responds to the Believerís volitional choices. Grow in grace. Be strong in grace. Stand firm in grace. Grace glorifies God.Jesus Christ = grace. Grace = forgiven.We have been graced-out. Do not abuse grace.Lower God not. Grace is one of Godís general attitudes. Be grace oriented. Grace is an abundant greeting[1] in the New Testament letters.

 

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[1] Romans 1:7; 1 Corinthians 1:3; 2 Corinthians 1:2; Galatians 1:3; Ephesians 1:2; Philippians 1:2; Colossians 1:2; 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:2; 1 Timothy 1:2; 2 Timothy 1:2; Titus 1:4; Philemon 3; 1 Peter 1:2; 2 Peter 1:2; 2 John 3; Jude 2; and Rev. 1:4.